The Key to Scientific Names

Edited by James A. Jobling
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L. erubescens, erubescentis  somewhat reddish, blushing, reddening  < erubescere  to redden.
● ex “Perruche de Malac” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 887, “Grand perruche à longs brins” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Blossom-headed Parrakeet, var. c” of Latham 1781 (syn. Psittacula longicauda).


L. rubescens, rubescentis  reddish, blushed  < rubescere  to become reddish  < ruber  ruddy, red.
● ex “Lark from Pensilvania” of Edwards 1760, and “Red Lark” of Pennant 1768 (Anthus).
● ex "Kokuh" of Krusenstern 1814 (Pampusana).

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